Updating python on mac

When you start using Python, you will want use software libraries that are not part of the standard Python installation.For example, you may wish to use the Unidata metpy library for meteorological data and visualization.That is, instead of clicking on buttons, you’ll be typing in text and receiving feedback from your computer through text as well.

Homebrew provides OS X with a free and open source software package managing system that simplifies the installation of software on OS X.

To install Homebrew, type this into your Terminal window: command pulls a script from the specified URL.

Xcode is an integrated development environment (IDE) that is comprised of software development tools for mac OS. To check, in your Terminal window, type: If you received an error, then in your web browser install Xcode from the App Store and accept the default options.

Once Xcode is installed, return to your Terminal window.

Python 3 is the most current version of the language and is considered to be the future of Python.

This tutorial will guide you through installing Python 3 on your local mac OS machine and setting up a programming environment via the command line.

From here, double-click the Terminal like any other application to open it up.

Alternatively, you can use Spotlight by holding down the keys to find Terminal by typing it out in the box that appears.

Next, you’ll need to install Xcode’s separate Command Line Tools app, which you can do by typing: At this point, Xcode and its Command Line Tools app are fully installed, and we are ready to install the package manager Homebrew.

While the OS X Terminal has a lot of the functionality of Linux Terminals and other Unix systems, it does not ship with a good package manager.

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